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Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by Benjamin Britten. Nocturnal was composed in by English composer Benjamin Britten and was. Benjamin Britten. Nocturnal after John Dowland. In Britten received a $3, Aspen (Colorado) award given by the Institute of Humanistic Studies to . Benjamin Britten. Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on.

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Another Troy for Her. I look forward to hearing about other peoples’ experience with this piece, should this thread take off. The two succeeding panels, titled “Very agitated” and nlcturnal respectively, are lively and tense, with the latter less energetic, less driven, but more ominous and threatening. The Dowland song Come, heavy sleep was his starting point.

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Reflections on Come, heavy sleep for guitar, op. I think I’ll have a look for it. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. 70

Eduardo Fernandez also brittsn a humid night-time atmosphere. Kevin Aram “Torres”, Stephan Schlemper “Transparence”, Whatever you can do to have a good time, let’s get on with it so long as it doesn’t cause a murder Great Masterworks of the Guitar. I would love to sit down with Bream himself, and work through it although that may push his patience a bit too far! Listening to Britten — Lachrymae, Op. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. One thing that I learned while watching Julian Bream play it, besides the fingerings for the Dowland, is that it is not nine pieces of music, it is one piece of music.


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Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. I write music, now, in Aldeburgh, for people living there, and further afield, indeed for anyone who cares to play it or listen to it. Nocturnal after John Dowland: When I watch Bream’s video playing of this piece, I decided to quit playing this piece. Never tire of it. Thoughts Given its history, it will come as no surprise to learn that the Nocturnal is best experienced last thing at night, when all is quiet.

Arnold Whittall recognises the difference between the Nocturnal and the work preceding it. Given its history, it will come as no surprise to learn vritten the Nocturnal nocturnl best experienced brritten thing at night, when all is quiet.

Then the lute starts up — the Dowland originaland the colour of the guitar must change.

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I’m not sure I’ll ever play it, but the arrival of the Dowland at the end of the variations is one of my favorite moments in classical guitar music.

Dreaming ensues, for once seeming to offer a break from the agitated manner of the previous variants. But it, too, gradually divulges a restless spirit, despite its slow pacing and ethereal character. It’s a visual thing. You get this contortion in the Passacagliabritgen those tremendous runs, then the whole thing sort of winds down into E major with that little run in the bass, very slow.

Now a couple of disclaimers; 1 this piece is open to a variety of interpretations so there’s no suggestion that this is the “right” way to do it 2 looking at the score looking only noctuurnal I’m a few notcurnal away from playing it some rallentandos in this section at the ends of phrases are encouraged so there’s plenty of scope for more “expressive” renditions of the finale.


The Lion And The Lute: A Tribute to Benjamin Britten. The ensuing Passacaglia, mocturnal nearly five minutes, is the longest movement.

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Such a flood of masterpieces in so short a time has few precedents. Here the writing is exotic, the unison slides of the Dreaming variation in nocgurnal looking forward to later interpretations of Bali, but elsewhere the thoughts are intensely personal, vocal in all but name. Related Links Britten Page. In his published response to this award, Britten said he believed in gritten music …Almost every piece I have ever written has been composed with a certain occasion in mind, and usually for definite performers.

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English Music for Brittrn Guitar. Forum guitare classique – Forum chitarra classica – Foro guitarra clasica – Free sheet music for classical guitar – Delcamp. Introspection Late Night Partying. Back in the 60s our small town librairian one day gave me a call and britgen have something for you. The Blue Guitar; Britten: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. I am now returning to this piece as we enter which is the centenery of Britten’s birth.